D2 2023 matchup2023 NCAA Division II Football Championship

Saturday, Dec. 16, at Noon

McKinney ISD Stadium & Community Event Center, 4201 S. Hardin Blvd.

The Lone Star Conference along with the McKinney Independent School District, the City of McKinney, the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, and Visit McKinney will host the 2023 NCAA Division II Football Championship at the 12,000-seat McKinney ISD Stadium and Community Event Center in December 2023. The game will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023.

We have received word that reserved seating is sold out. Only General Admission seats and parking passes remain. 



  • Click the button below for a map of the parking lot.
  • All parking lots will open about three hours prior to game time and close two hours following the game. (Cars will be towed if they are still in parking lots past closing time).
  • Trailers, campers, buses, RVs, or any vehicle deemed too large to occupy a single parking space will not be permitted to park in the designated General Parking Lots. 
  • Tailgating in all General Admission lots is encouraged; however, your vehicle can only occupy one parking space.

There is plenty of parking available, but parking passes are no longer available online. If you didn't buy a parking pass online, you'll pay $10 cash for parking at the gate the day of the game.


photo with text promoting Fan FestFan Fest 2023: 

Come out to the free Fan Fest 2023 at TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson Street, on Friday, Dec. 15, from 6-9 p.m. and support NCAA championship fever! Join in the celebration and cheer on the college teams that will be playing in the National Football Championship on Saturday, Dec. 16th. Join the cheering, battle of the bands, DJ Uptown Sound, and sample beer, wine, or seltzers from Tupps.

Food trucks, Fresh Mex and Jillibean BBQ, will be on hand to supply yummy food options.

School Alumni Organization Events:

Please get in touch with your institution regarding any fan/alumni events that they have organized at any McKinney location. We have heard about a fan event that Harding University alumni are hosting. Contact the university for more information.Visit McKinney is happy to work with any alumni groups to help plan events, secure hotel room blocks, do site visits, and more. Contact us at 972-547-2058 or by email.

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